The Cost of PTSD

The Cost of PTSD

 

Okay all, I have a new video for you to read and share.

There is a cost of PTSD.  Should employers pay the bill if an employee acquires PTSD on the job?

Also, if you suffered from PTSD, would yo want your government to choose between your healthcare and financial needs or a budget?

What are your thoughts on this subject matter? I would love to hear your opinion.

EXCERPT:

HARTFORD — Municipal leaders offered blunt warnings Tuesday about the fiscal risks of extending workers’ compensation coverage for first responders suffering mental trauma after tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

“You stick us with another unfunded mandate like [post-traumatic stress disorder], and somebody’s going to lose their job,” said Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, arguing that the added costs for municipalities would force layoffs.

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